Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 59.70
Liaison Tamera Jahnke
Submission Date April 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

Missouri State University
AC-4: Graduate Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.50 / 3.00 Doug Neidigh
Sustainability Coordinator
Environmental Management
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Does the institution offer at least one sustainability-focused major, degree program, or the equivalent for graduate students?:
No

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The name and website URLs of all other sustainability-focused graduate-level degree programs:
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Does the institution offer one or more graduate-level sustainability-focused minors, concentrations or certificates?:
Yes

Name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate:
Certificate in Sustainability

A brief description of the graduate minor, concentration or certificate:

Sustainability initiatives are becoming ubiquitous in society today for many corporations and government agencies at both national and international scales. The purpose of this graduate-level certificate is to provide an opportunity for either existing professionals or emerging professionals to grasp the multidisciplinary nature of sustainability as both a theoretical and applied field. The equal focus on economics, environment, and society, grounds the student in a balanced analysis and application of the ideas of sustainability across different Missouri State University departments. In total, the student should emerge from the certificate program with a renewed and more complete understanding of sustainability. This should assist them in their future development whether it is moving to further graduate work or giving them the skills they can apply in their existing careers.


Website URL for the graduate minor, concentration or certificate:
Name of the graduate-level sustainability-focused minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):
Environmental Management

A brief description of the graduate minor, concentration or certificate (2nd program):

The Professional Studies with Environmental Management focus program gives graduate students the opportunity to build on their educational and professional backgrounds and develop management skills for environmental management. The program will focus on issues of environmental protection, conservation, economic analysis and resource planning. This program is tailored for students and professionals preparing for careers in sustainability, nonprofit management, governmental organizations, and more.


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